Short Story Literary Elements. Some basic elements that every good story should have …. Adapted from http://www.nebo.edu./misc/ learning_resources/ppt/6-12/story_elements.ppt. Every story needs characters…. Animals. People. Or Creatures.
Some basic elements that every good story should have ….
Adapted from http://www.nebo.edu./misc/
Person vs. Person
Person vs. Nature
Person vs. Self
Person vs. Society
Person vs. Fate
Details that describe:
Time of day
Time of year
During the rising action, we discover the characters’ problems and complications.
Or the highest point of suspense in the story!!!
During the resolution or dénouement, the conflict is resolved and the story usually has a conclusion.
“I was framed! I just wanted to borrow a cup of sugar!”
“That rotten wolf tried to eat us!!!!”
stated (told outright) or implied (revealed gradually).
“Every man needs to feel allegiance to his native country, whether he always appreciates that country or not.”
From “A Man Without a Country” by Edward Hale pg. 185 in Prentice Hall Literature book
point of view